Google Chrome

Apps & Extensions


Extensity - Will help you manage all of your extensions. 
Tab Cloud - Allows you to save any window session and restore it at a later date.
One Tab - Condense all open tabs into a single tab. Open tabs are displayed as a list.
High Contrast -  Browse the web with your choice of several high contrast color filters designed to make it easier to read text.
LearnBoost - ( Chrome App)  Classroom management software. 
Panic Button - Hide all of your tabs with a single button and restore them later with the same button.
Movenote for Education -  Present your documents with video.
Ghostery - Protect your privacy.  See who is tracking your web browsing.
Newsela - Newsela publishes daily news articles at 5 reading levels from grades 3 - 12. Also provides quizzes aligning many articles to the Common Core Standards.
EDpuzzle- Crop a video, explain it with your own voice and embed quizzes at any time.

Reading Supports

Read & Write for Google Chrome - Powerful toolbar inserts into Google Docs and provides an array of reading and writing supports.  Free/Premium Matrix
Mercury Reader - Streamlines the presentation of web pages and removes photos, ads etc. for easier reading.
SpeakIt! - Provides text-to-speech support of highlighted text.
Bookshare Web Reader - Students with Bookshare membership can read their books in a web browser.
Snapverter - Take a picture of document with smartphone and it will convert it to accessible PDF.
Google Dictionary With this extension, you can Double-click any word to view its definition in a small pop-up bubble and view the complete definition of any word or phrase using the toolbar dictionary.

Writing Supports

Grammarly - Spellcheck and grammar check when writing online.
Ginger - Grammar and spellcheck support for writing. 
Popchrom - Create shortcuts for text and phrases.
DocHub - Upload, view, edit and sign PDFs
Gliffy Diagrams - Graphic organizer for writing templates, organizing thoughts, diagrams and brainstorming.
Typing Club - Learn to type.
Quick Note - Use it as a simple notepad, scratchpad, clipboard or to record quick lists and information.
Docs QuicklyCreate a Google Doc, Spreadsheet, Presentation, or Drawing directly from your Chrome bar.
EasyBib Tools- Cite websites with one click.
Send to Google Drive -  Allows you to upload your current web page as a pdf document right into your google drive. 
myNotes automatically creates a note when you select a text and bookmarks it. Search on Google and export your notes to a Google document.

New additions:

Tweetdeck - creates multiple columns allowing you to follow more than one hashtag of a world-wide event or person's twitter feed.
Send From Gmail - Lets you send an email of a website by clicking an icon. A new tab pops open with the article title as email title, link as body.
Turn off the Lights - Dims the background on a Youtube video for a more theatre like experience.
SplitScreen - Takes two URLs and displays them in the same window.
Storybird - Beautiful visuals for digital stories in a children's storybook looking product. 
Geogebra - Free geometry, spreadsheets, graphing software.

Video Tutorials

Google Chrome Tips and Tricks
by Amy Mayer

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Lesson 1: Bookmarks & Tabs
by Amy Mayer

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Lesson 2:  Themes & Extensions
by Amy Mayer

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Lesson 3: Extensions for Educators 
by Amy Mayer

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Great Sites With Links to Apps & Extensions